VVS Laxman desires Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to play in tandem within the three-match ODI collection


VVS Laxman has opined that Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal ought to play in tandem for Workforce India within the three-match ODI collection towards Sri Lanka.

A 20-member Indian staff will play six limited-overs internationals in Sri Lanka, with the primary ODI scheduled for July 13. Yadav and Chahal are amongst six spinners who’re a part of the squad.

Throughout a dialogue on Star Sports activities, VVS Laxman forged his vote for Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to play collectively within the three-match ODI collection. He stated:

“I undoubtedly wish to see them play within the three ODIs. There are six spinners. In ODIs, every bowler will get to bowl ten overs. The extra overs they bowl, the extra success they’ve, they are going to get again their confidence, particularly Kuldeep.”

The previous India batsman highlighted that the tour is especially essential for Kuldeep Yadav to regain his misplaced confidence. Laxman elaborated:

“We all know Chahal is a really profitable and skilled bowler. He’s excessive in confidence and an important member conserving in thoughts the T20 World Cup. However Kuldeep requires to get his confidence again.”

Kuldeep Yadav has received sporadic alternatives within the Indian staff during the last couple of years. He has even been benched by the Kolkata Knight Riders, who haven’t performed the left-arm wrist-spinner even a single match in IPL 2021 so far.


“Kuldeep Yadav is a wicket-taker” – Irfan Pathan

Kuldeep Yadav has played 63 ODIs for Team India
Kuldeep Yadav has performed 63 ODIs for Workforce India

Irfan Pathan added that Kuldeep Yadav, who had a terrific begin to his worldwide profession, can solely acquire confidence by taking part in extra matches. He stated:

“The one method he can get confidence is by taking part in matches, by bowling an increasing number of overs. He has been a really very profitable bowler in a brief span of time for Indian cricket. He is without doubt one of the quickest to take 100 wickets and he’s a wicket-taker.”

The previous India all-rounder signed off by stating that the possibilities of Kuldeep Yadav and Chahal taking part in in tandem will enhance if Hardik Pandya can roll his arm over.

“I’m trying ahead to seeing not solely Kuldeep and Chahal bowling collectively however I hope that Hardik Pandya begins bowling. If he begins bowling, it makes it simpler to play each of them.”

Kuldeep Yadav breached the 100-wicket mark in ODI cricket in simply 58 matches. Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, who achieved the excellence in 56 and 57 matches respectively, are the one Indian bowlers to achieve the milestone faster.

Edited by Sankalp Srivastava




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